Some background: It's illegal in Russia to have "propaganda of nontraditional sexual relations" in public places. That basically means you can't show any support for LGBTQIA causes at all. You can be imprisoned for just holding a rainbow flag like Swinton is doing here — right in front of the Russian police.

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In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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